Nov 20, 2012 4:00am PST
. >>> meanwhile, four men in california have been arrested in a terrorist plot. federal officials say the men arranged to join al qaeda and the taliban. they allegedly plans to kill americans at home and in afghanistan by bombing government buildings. if convicted, they could face up to 15 years in prison. >>> in washington, republicans are digging in their heels over the possible nomination of susan rice to be the next secretary of state. 97 house republicans signed a letter to president obama saying rice misled the nation about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. rice has been criticized for saying shortly after attack that it did not appear to be an act of terrorism. >>> president obama wraps up his trip to southeast asia. his last stop was cambodia. he attended a summit of regional leaders and in a private meeting expressed his concern over human rights issues in cambodia. >>> wet weather is forecast to continue through the week in the pacific northwest. heavy rain and wind is causing extensive damage in washington and oregon. there is widespread flooding and wind damage.
Nov 28, 2012 4:00am PST
. parts of california and southwest oregon could see as much as 15 inches. several feet of snow is expected to fall in the mountain regions. look for lake-effect snow in parts of michigan. dry in the northeast and south. brisk sales have pushed tonight's powerball jackpot to $500 million. it's a record amount for powerball and the second biggest lottery jackpot in history behind the $656 mega million prize in march. a single powerball winner would take home a lump sum of $327 million before taxes. >> build myself a nice home. >> donate a bunch of it. i don't need that kind of money. i'm content with what i got. >> people just rolled their eyes across america because of that. the federal government takes off 25% in taxes. then depending on where you live there's state and city taxes. if you don't see me in this seat tomorrow it's because i hit it. if you don't see me or ashley morrison tomorrow it's because we're halfway to a caribbean destination sipping on cocktails. ashley morrison has moneywatch this morning. am i telling the truth here? >> i would have two tickets to paradis
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
california yesterday. a second more powerful storm is expected to hit this afternoon. the third with the most rain is expected this weekend. some areas could see as much as 18 inches of rain. overseas now, egyptian president mohamed morsi is expected to explain why he granted himself almost absolute authority in a national address later today. anti-morsi protests raged through the night just down the road from where the egyptian assembly agreed on a final constitution. a vote is expected today. holly williams is in cairo. >> reporter: what we're seeing here in egypt is a straight on -- 0 show down between mohamed morsi the country's first democratically elected president and his opponent. morsi is showing no signs of backing down from the expanded new powers that he gave himself last week including immunity from the court. judges from these top courts have gone on strike. meanwhile egypt's supreme constitutional court said it will rule on sunday on whether or not to dissolve the assembly that drafted egypt's new constitution. that assembly is dominated by morsi's allies. they are rushing to f